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Pyramid of Success Kindergartners

Mrs. Voda's students illustrating Pyramid of Success.

Characters from Inch and Miles:  The Journey to Success

Tim and Peanut Harper with Vanalden Pyramid of Success Team

Tarzana Neighborhood Council Earth Day Contest Winners.

5th Grade Earth Day Art Contest Winners

3rd Grade Art Contest Winners.

Congratulations to Victoria for the Grand Prize Earth Day Winner.

Mr. Upshaw at the Encino Chamber of Commerce: Teacher of the Year

Mr. Upshaw and the faculty at the Encino Chamber of Commerce:Teacher of the Year Dinner.

Pacifico Dance Company performing Folklorico

Students Dancing with the Pacific Dance Company Performers.

3rd Grade Multiplication Contest

3rd Grade multiplying away at the Multiplication Contest

News & Announcements

Lowe's Education Grant

Vanalden received a grant of $4,050.00 from the Lowe's Home Improvement Company. Mrs. Silberkleit, 2nd grade teacher, submitted an application few months ago and received notice recently that Vanalden was approved for the grant to be used to build a school garden. Thank you to Mrs. Silberkleit for her hard work to make this project happen for our school and to educate our students about gardening. Once again, we have teachers who go above and beyond for our students.

Vanalden School Tour

Principal Yang will be giving a school tour on the following dates: Time: 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 9, 2017 Tuesday, May 16, 2017 Tuesday, May 23, 2017 Please call the school main office to make an appointment.

Mr. Upshaw, 3rd Grade Teacher, Vanalden's Teacher of the Year!

Mr. Upshaw is our Vanalden's Teacher of the year at Encino Chamber of Commerce. He was recognized among 19 other LAUSD schools at the Teacher of the Year dinner at the Hilton Woodland Hills. Mr. Upshaw has dedicated over 30 years to providing the highest quality of education to our Vanalden students. Thank you Mr. Upshaw for the great teacher that you are!

Tarzana Neighborhood Council Grant

Vanalden received $6,000 from our Tarzana Neighborhood Council to help fund our YMCA PE Program. The School Site Council and Miss Yang, Principal, applied for the grant in November and the Tarzana NC approved it. Thank you to the Tarzana Neighborhood Council. Please check out their website at:
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